2005 Gunpowder Plot 2 Pounds 2005 2 Pound Coin: Gunpowder Plot, Guy Fawkes and Bonfire Night. - In 2005 it was the 400th anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot and the Royal Mint commemorated the event with a two pound coin.
2008 Platinum Britannia Set 10 Interesting Facts About Platinum - Platinum is a dense, stable and rare metal that is more than ten times rarer than gold. There are a number of coins that contain platinum and it is often used in jewellery. Here are some interesting facts about this rare metal.